HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Supreme Court blocks Mont... » Reply #2

Response to Bill219 (Original post)

Sat Feb 18, 2012, 12:07 PM

2. Here is some information about The Corrupt Practices Act, 1912, State of Montana


The Corrupt Practices Act, 1912, State of Montana, as it pertains to corporations:

Section 25. No corporation, and no person, trustee, or trustees owning or holding the
majority of the stock of a corporation carrying on the business of a bank, savings bank,
cooperative bank, trust, trustees, surety, indemnity, safe deposit, insurance, railroad,
street railway, telegraph, telephone, gas, electric light, heat, power, canal, aqueduct,
water, cemetery, or crematory company, or any company having the right to take or
condemn land or exercise franchise in public ways granted by the state or by any county,
city or town, shall pay or contribute in order to aid, promote or prevent the nomination or
election of any person, or in order to aid or promote the interests, success or defeat of
any political party or organization. No person shall solicit or receive such payment of contribution
from such corporation or such holder of a majority of such stock.

Section 50. In like manner as prescribed for the contesting of an election, any corporation
organized under the laws of or doing business in the state of Montana may be brought into
court on the ground of deliberate, serious and material violation of the provisions of this act.
The petition shall be filed in the district court in the county where said corporation has its
principal office, or where the violation of law is averred to have been committed. The court,
upon conviction of such corporation, may impose a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars,
or may declare a forfeiture of the charter and franchises of the corporation if organized under
the laws of this state, or if it be a foreign corporation may enjoin said corporation from further
transacting business in this state, or by both such fine and forfeiture or by both such fine and injunction.


Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 4 replies Author Time Post
Bill219 Feb 2012 OP
WillyT Feb 2012 #1
LineNew Reply Here is some information about The Corrupt Practices Act, 1912, State of Montana
Ptah Feb 2012 #2
Gringostan Feb 2012 #3
cstanleytech Feb 2012 #4
Please login to view edit histories.